Oct 6, 2012 10:00am EDT
. >> congressman paul ryan and joe biden will face off in their only debate. martha margaret. you can watch and engage with our live in debate preview starting seven got p.m. eastern filed by the debate at 9:00. your reaction at and 30 p.m. -- at 10:30 p.m. >> c-span's debate website provides life and on demand coverage of all the presidential and vice- presidential debate. is on a place for you will see live coverage before and after the debate. it has each debate question as a separate. what your critics clips as well and read streaming tweets from political reporters. go to c-span.org/debate. >> the house has done better in making its proceedings more transparent to the public online perce that is according to participants up a foundation event looking at transparency in congress posted this week in washington, d.c.. >> good afternoon. well compared my name is daniel schuman and i'm director of the advisory committee who is hosting this event. this discussion is going to focus on whether congress is serious about transparency. cupe going to explore the progress made and talk about some of th
Oct 6, 2012 2:00pm EDT
debate thursday. vice-president joe biden and paul ryan will meet in kentucky. our live previous starts at 7:00 p.m. eastern. the debate starts live at 9:00 p.m. eastern. followed by your reaction at 10:30. followed the debate on c-span, c-span radio, and c-span.org. >> i do think it is a great look at what is happening in washington. it comes back to you and changes your view. it is different from regular media. it is very objective. it is about what is real and what is going on. when the senate and the house votes on different bills, we've watched in the office and when there are reports on hearings. >>> welcome back to the news at noon. i am adrienne bankert. taking a second look at your top stories. different decisions. >> erin mcclusky watches c-span on direct tv. c-span brought to you by your television provider. >> a discussion now on campaign finance and super pacs in election 2012 with a group of political strategists and campaign consultants. this was toasted by the eagleton institute of politics at rutgers university and is 19 minutes. -- and is 19 minutes. -- and is 90 minut
Oct 7, 2012 10:30am EDT
, you may want to listen. this will affect you. the idea was originally presented by congressman ryan, your running mate. we would get a voucher to seniors. they could go out in the private marketplace and buy their own health insurance. the problem is that because the voucher would not necessarily keep up with health-care inflation, this would cost the average senior about $16,000 per year, but governor romney has said is he will maintain traditional medicare alongside it. there is still a problem. those insurance companies are clever about figuring out who are the younger and healthier seniors. they recruit them, leaving the older, sicker seniors in medicare. every health-care economist as said overtime, the traditional medicare system will collapse. you have people, like my grandmother, at the mercy of the private insurance system when they are most in need of decent health care. i do not think vouchers are the right way to go. this is not only my opinion. aarp thinks the savings we obtained from medicare bolstered the system, lengthened the medicare trust fund by eight years. bene
Oct 7, 2012 2:00pm EDT
under control. to cut next thursday, paul ryan and joe biden will face off in their only debate. from center college in danville, ky. you could watch and a gauge with a live debate preview at 7:00 eastern followed by the debate at 9:00. your reaction at 10:30. although reaction on c-span and online c-span.org. 0-- follow reaction. >> this government has maintained the closest surveillance of the soviet military buildup on island of cuba. within the past week, unmistakable evidence has established the fact that a series of offensives is now in preparation from the imprisoned island. the purpose of these can be no other bid to provide a nuclear strike capability against the western hemisphere. >> do you deny the u.s.s. r has placed and is placing medium and intermediate range missiles to cuba? yes or no? yes or no?